Every Culture has a time to celebrate the crossing over from Adolescence to Adulthood. This How to Develop an African Centered Rites of Passage will offer you an awakening to tools and techniques that help elevate you to a knowledgeable, empowering, and wonderful adulthood through Mentorship. Instructor: Vernita " Nana Vee" Terry trained as a Comer School Development Specialist at Yale University, where she embraced the "whole village" concept. In 1999 Nana Vee founded the Whole Village Rites of Passage Program. You will learn how some of the experiences of The Whole Village Rites of Passage Program come from authentic African Rituals. Find out how those who completed have been involved by taking their visions back to their communities.